Quick Settings



Setting up your Email on Outlook

These instructions are for configuring your email on Outlook 2013, if you are using an older version of Outlook the set-up process may differ slightly from what is shown below.

Account Settings

Account settings is the starting point for all your Outlook mail accounts. You get to the account settings menu by selecting File > Info > Account Settings. You may find on older versions of Outlook that this step will change.

If you are using Outlook 2003 or older, this option can be found by going to Tools > Email Accounts from the menu bar spanning the top of the window.

My Accounts

If you have already been using Outlook you will see a list of your existing mail accounts.

To set-up a new account, click the button labelled New.

Add Account

When you select the option to add a new account you will have a new window appear on your screen. This is the initial settings for your mail account.

On the first window select the option Manual setup or additional server types, and then click Next.

The page will then update asking you to Choose a Service. At this menu please select the option POP or IMAP and then click Next.

Configuring your Account

Now we are configuring your mail account. You will see a number of options on the screen, please complete the following fields:

Once these settings have been entered correctly please click the button More Settings... which will open a new window.

In this new window you will be looking at two tabs General and Advanced, to start off select the General tab and check the box My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication and make sure the first option Use same settings as my incoming mail server is selected.

Now select the Advanced tab. If you have selected the account type to be POP3 use these configuration settings.

Finally, select the checkboxes Leave a copy of messages on the server and remove from server after 14 days. Checking these two options will help you free up your hosting storage.

If you have set the account type as IMAP, please follow these instructions:

When your settings are all complete, click okto save your settings, this will close the window.

Now that your account has been configured, click Next which will open a window that will start to test your connection.

Once both of these parameters have been ticked as in the above image, click close which will display the following message:

Your account has now been successfully set-up, you can click finish which will close the window and you can start sending and receiving emails.